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Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2003, 6:07 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,203
Posted By pommiesheila

Glad we`re not the only ones who have a little...

Glad we`re not the only ones who have a little bother with the screens!!! I think I`ll try using hubbie`s air compressor - a good blow out might do the trick!!!
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2003, 6:00 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: UK in recession - so Oz is not???

Yes, Oz is a VERY LOUSY place to shop - I`m not a particular fan of shopping at the best of times, but the quality here is atrocious (most of the clothes are imported from Malaysian sweat shops) and...
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2003, 5:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By pommiesheila

UK in recession - so Oz is not???

I keep reading all the posts about the UK digging itself into a recession, but it`s hard to believe. Friends over there don`t seem to have noticed anything changing - whereas over here (where...
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2003, 5:43 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,203
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Life in Paradise, so wots on this weekend?

Dotty - what is the best way to clean flyscreens? (This is a SERIOUS question!!!)
Apr 1st 2003, 6:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Car insurance

Ceri,

did you hire from the airport? If you have the name of the Company, I would appreciate it as we will be returning to the UK for a short time later this year (hurrah!) before going over to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2003, 6:25 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,207
Posted By pommiesheila

this is so true...

ALL the replies on this thread about OZ have hit the nail on the head. Unfortunately, had I still been in the UK and reading them, I am one who would have thought "oh well, that`s just what THEY...
Forum: Europe
Mar 28th 2003, 8:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Greece

Can`t comment from a personal experience point of view, but a couple of friends of ours did this a few years ago. Moved to Rhodes (where they`d spent many happy holidays). He`s a sort of "odd-job"...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2003, 5:32 am
Replies: 60
Views: 3,375
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Sydney v the rest...

I`m afraid this is going to be a rather one-sided reply, as I have only experienced Brisbane, BUT:

From what I have heard from people over here (friends, relatives etc.) Sydney is a much more...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2003, 2:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: What to do in Noosa

Damn again!!! and there was me thinking of the lifeguards....
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2003, 2:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: What to do in Noosa

Damn! Missed the nudies on our last visit - will be going up there again soon, give us a bit more info. and we might get to have a laugh this time!
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2003, 2:03 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,167
Posted By pommiesheila

Yet another delightful (NOT) post from the...

Yet another delightful (NOT) post from the brain-dead Aussie Moron. Let`s get this thread back on track now:

UK v OZ - I reckon you can`t just say "UK is good because...." and "Aus is good...
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2003, 9:25 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,167
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: UK v Aus

Not quite. Try this:

UK - Saturday - Get up 8.00 a.m. children cycle round to their friends to play,me doing the housework, hubbie playing with his car. Having a bloody good laugh with friends...
Mar 25th 2003, 12:04 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,927
Posted By pommiesheila

What a well-balanced, considered post. Agree...

What a well-balanced, considered post. Agree 100% with all of it.
Mar 24th 2003, 8:20 am
Replies: 24
Views: 13,670
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Why NHS service is so bad?

Not wishing to put too fine a point on it - the NHS is funded by taxation - if you`ve only been in the UK for 8 months, just how much treatment do you reckon you`ve paid for???
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2003, 9:31 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Timings everything so they say

I rest my case -hope you get an appointment soon...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2003, 5:56 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Timings everything so they say

Oh dear, me thinks you need to chill out - or seek medical help SOON!!!

You can give it, but you can`t take it can you???

Your arithmetic may be correct, but the figures you start with are...
Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2003, 8:55 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Timings everything so they say

Yet another delightfully arrogant, biased and rude reply from Megalania...
Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2003, 4:52 am
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: shipping stuff to felixstowe

Another thought - might be worthwhile posting this one on the "returning to UK" forum - some of those going/gone back that way might be able to give some useful contacts.
Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2003, 4:50 am
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: shipping stuff to felixstowe

That sounds very cheap - does it include collection from your house to Sydney Container Terminal and delivery from the Port of Felixstowe to wherever?

Would be interested to know who gave you this...
Forum: Australia
Mar 20th 2003, 8:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By pommiesheila

To book or not to book, that is the question!!! ...

To book or not to book, that is the question!!!
My hubbie and I always argue about this one - I prefer to know we have a bed for the night well in advance, whereas he says wait and book when we get...
Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2003, 10:12 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By pommiesheila

Re: Suggestions for traveling up the East Coast?

You`re coming over at the right time - there should be plently of accommodation available as it`s our "low season". If you`re driving up from Sydney, how about a first stop at either Newcastle or...
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2003, 7:35 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,901
Posted By pommiesheila

Here, here. By the way, I thought it was...

Here, here. By the way, I thought it was Shite-ski - perhaps that`s "its" problem - keeps slipping up on "its" own excrement...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2003, 5:12 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By pommiesheila

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Sandra Ok Dotty -...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Sandra
Ok Dotty - I will give the question a go!


I had an opportunity to live in an absolutely fab house in the UK, but we turned it down because the local primary...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2003, 8:47 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By pommiesheila

Let`s ban all UK posts from this forum

Wow,now there`s a thought. Let`s think about it - this is an EXPATS site.

Perhaps it would be a good idea if those still in the UK confined their posts to the "Immigration" board, and those of...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2003, 8:22 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,901
Posted By pommiesheila

Dotty, These people are upset because you...

Dotty,

These people are upset because you are tainting their dreams - you and I both know the score. Let them find out the hard way. If all they are after is beach, BBQs and a "laid back...
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